Would you listen to your partner's heartbeat through a speaker? If you're in a long distance relationship, these gadgets could help close the gap.

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As with everything it touches, technology has redefined the modern relationship, specifically the long-distance relationship, allowing love birds to always stay connected across the miles.

“It is a fundamental human need to need to feel loved,” said relationship and technology expert Dr. Michelle Drouin. “This is just one more medium by which people can convey the love and affection they have for other people in a way that humans really value.”

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